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ceiling comes up again, sometime between may and the summer based on the last legislation they pass. obviously the president is refusing to negotiate again on the debt ceiling. >> if they did that, they came together and got some sort of grand bargain in the budget process, does that avoid deadlines like the debt ceiling? does it get wrapped into there and deal with sequestration? >> that would be the idea. resolve the issues for the past several years. so the president would not have to do with it in the next couple of years. debating aing now continuing resolution which funds the government, keep the government running, what is the difference between that and what russell was talking about? >> we have not had budgets. we of been running on the stopgap system of confrontations every six months between democrats and republicans over the so-called continuing resolutions which keep the government running. over the past two years we have seen this circus of arguments between the two sides over extracting additional spending cuts in exchange for continuing resolutions. the one interesti
happen over the next few months. there's the next big deadline is not until the debt ceiling comes up again which would be sometime between may and the summer based on the last legislation they passed. obviously the president is refusing of course to negotiate again on the debt ceiling. >> so if they came together and got some sort of grand bargain in the budget process, does that avoid deadlines like the debt ceiling? does it all get wrapped in there and does it deal with sequestration? >> that would be the idea to finally resolve these issues at least for the next several years that would include finding spending cuts. the president also wants revenue to replace the sequestration a as well as extend the debt limit for a period of time at least as the president wants it so he doesn't have to deal with it again at least in the next couple of years and perhaps the rest of his term. >> all right. heidi, the hearing now debating a continuing resolution which funds the government keeps the government running. what is the difference between that and what russell was just talking about? >>
't have a budget, we could reach the debt ceiling again. >> i think congress will come to some sort of agreement next week before they take a two-week recess to keep on being the government. they will pass a continuing resolution this week. i don't think that's going to be a big issue. the question sort of moving forward is what is going to be the sounding the debt ceiling. part of the president's outreach to republicans is to remind them he has put on a table about $400 billion in cuts to medicare and medicaid as well as about $130 billion in a shift in the way we calculate federal benefits. i think the contours of a deal will come, if it does come at all, around the debt ceiling date and the months leading up to it. >> nancy, good to see you, and andy lowry, the economic policy reporter at the "new york times." >> paul ryan calls his budget the path to prosperity. mitt romney hoped it would be the path to the presidency, but that didn'twork out. ryan will not be deterred. >> i'm proud of our budget because it's changed the conversation. today, we're not talking about cliffs or cei
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